10 'No-Makeup' Makeup Products Alexa Ilacad Swears By and Where to Buy Them

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by Leika Golez   |  Oct 12, 2022
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When shopping for makeup products, it's best practice to read reviews first. You can search online, ask your friends for recs, or even find what your favorite celebs are using. Don't know where to start? Here's a quick tip: Alexa Ilacad is a certified makeup junkie who has genuinely vouched for numerous tried-and-tested finds. We promise you that this girl knows her stuff—she used to be a beauty vlogger on YouTube, after all!

So if you're in dire need of a makeup restash, here's a roundup of 10 'no-makeup' makeup essentials Alexa loves to use, as well as where to buy them:

1. Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen

On foundation-free days, Alexa uses this lightweight skin tint from Belo. FYI, it's the exact same product she used while filming Pinoy Big Brother!

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Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen, from P459.75, Available on Watsons, Lazada, and Shopee

2. Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation

On the other side of the spectrum, Alexa goes for Rare Beauty's foundation when she's in the mood for a bit more coverage. And for the morenas out there, this brand offers a wide range of 32 shades.

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Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation, P1950, Available on Sephora.ph 

3. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter

Like the rest of us, Alexa's also a fan of glazed, dewy skin. That's why she's been obsessed with this Charlotte Tilbury cult-fave for several years now.

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter, P3200, Available on themakeupstoremnl.com

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4. MAC Strobe Cream 

To really amp up the glow, Alexa combines the previous product with a pink-based liquid highlighter. As Alexa jokingly puts it, this product will make you look like a disco ball! 

MAC Strobe Cream in Pinklite, P2550, Available on Lazada

5. NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

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Alexa swears that this is *the best* concealer she's ever tried. It's also been approved by other personalities like Julia Barretto and Patrick Ta!

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, P1800, Available on Lazada

6. KJM Cheek Lip Tint 

You don't always need to splurge for good makeup. There are lots of affordable alternatives that just get the job done, like this 129-peso lip and cheek tint that Alexa can't live without.

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KJM Cheek Lip Tint in Bloodshoot, P129, Available on Shopee and Lazada

7. Beautederm Mardi Color Cloud Tint

Another budget-friendly find that Alexa approves of is Beautederm's multi-purpose tint. She loves it so much she owns more than one shade!

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Beautederm Mardi Color Cloud Tint, P450, Available on Shopee and Lazada

8. Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush 

Alexa's all-time favorite blush is Rare Beauty's radiant variant in Happy and Joy. As Alexa demonstrates, these warm-toned colors look gorgeous on Filipino skin.

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush in Happy and Joy, P1350, Available on Sephora.ph

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9. Tom Ford Lip Color

Still haven't found your go-to MLBB? Alexa recommends this nude pink from Tom Ford!

Tom Ford Lip Color in Indian Rose, P3350, Available on Rustans

10. Focallure Plumpmax Nourish Lip Glow 

Mimic Alexa's plump and juicy pout with Focallure's clear lip gloss. Great for 'no-makeup' makeup days and classic glam looks alike!

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Focallure Plumpmax Nourish Lip Glow in #01 Clear, P325.77, Available on Shopee and Lazada

READ MORE: 

8 Celeb-Approved 'No-Makeup' Makeup Products Under P500

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